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Mirror Showing King Charles II, Queen Catherine of Braganza, and Scenes from the Old Testament

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and yarns, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt metal purl and cardboard in brick, overcast, running, satin, and split stitches; couching, padded couching and laid work; french knots, braided pom pons and seed pearls; in tortoise-shell frame.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and yarns, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt metal purl and cardboard in brick, overcast, running, satin, and split stitches; couching, padded couching and laid work; french knots, braided pom pons and seed pearls; in tortoise-shell frame.

Date:

c. 1665

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Mirror Showing King Charles II, Queen Catherine of Braganza, and Scenes from the Old Testament

Origin

England

Date

Made 1660–1670

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and yarns, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt metal purl and cardboard in brick, overcast, running, satin, and split stitches; couching, padded couching and laid work; French knots, braided pom pons and seed pearls; in tortoise-shell frame

Dimensions

101.9 × 74.1 cm (40 1/8 × 29 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Laurance H. Armour, Sr. in memory of her mother, Mrs. Henry Malcolm Withers

Reference Number

1963.748

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